The Kings Arms in Bagshot has reopened after refurbishment

August 19, 2018

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Young Ones stars Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer launch new stage comedy in Guildford

August 19, 2018

They have also performed together in Filthy, Rich and Catflap and in the spoof band Bad News Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2L5h6Ig Famous Words of Inspiration...

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‘We’re not a childminding service’

August 19, 2018

No responsible parent would think it okay to abandon their seven-year-old child in the middle of Reigate for an hour while they do the supermarket run or go to the dentist. Yet, bizarrely, some do seem to think it’s fine to leave their little darlings unattended in one particular shop for an hour or two,…

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Young Ones stars Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer launch new stage comedy in Guildford

August 19, 2018

British actor-comedians Adrian Edmondson and Nigel Planer are launching the premiere of their new stage comedy in Guildord this September. The two men rose to fame in cult classic The Young Ones and have appeared together in numerous other productions. Their latest venture into acting will see them bring the new show, Vulcan 7, to…

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The Kings Arms in Bagshot has reopened after refurbishment

August 19, 2018

The Kings Arms in Bagshot has reopened following a six-figure makeover. The popular venue has been significantly refurbished, with an impressive bar area and improved viewing facilities to host the latest sporting events. The Kings Arms is equipped with Sky, allowing sports fans to watch their heroes on multiple screens and with high quality sound…

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Police officers faced more than 500 attacks in the line of duty in 12 months

August 19, 2018

Recent figures released by the Home Office have shown police officers in Surrey faced more than 500 reported assaults in the past year. Between April 2017 and March 2018, 514 assaults against officers were recorded by Surrey Police, with 134 causing injury. Assault against an officer without injury is recorded as a distinct offence, but…

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Man in serious condition after Virginia Water crash

August 18, 2018

A man has been left in a serious condition after a two car crash in Virginia Water. The collision, involving a Honda Jazz and a Skoda, took place around 12.15pm in Christchurch Road near the junction with Trumps Green Road and Station Approach. One man was taken to St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey where he…

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Safety concerns raised after second crash at A3 San Domenico Starbucks drive-through in six weeks

August 18, 2018

A car careered off the road at the drive-through Starbucks on the A3 on Saturday (August 18) for the second time in six weeks. Surrey Police’s Roads Policing Unit (RPU) tweeted that officers had been called to the newly-opened coffee shop near Painshill just after 4pm where they found the car lying on its side…

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Jack Wills set to open new store in Camberley

August 18, 2018

Jack Wills is set to open a new store at The Square shopping centre in Camberley within the next two months. This follows the second phase of the multi-million pound upgrade of the shopping centre, which began early this year. The long-awaited refurbishment is delivering substantial improvements, including new flooring, facades and lighting, and is…

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Military police investigate ‘waterboarding’ allegations against Sandhurst cadets

August 18, 2018

Two officer cadets are alleged to have “waterboarded” a third at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst . Military police have been brought in to investigate the alleged incident at the British Army’s officer training school in Camberley . The Sun has reported the two cadets have been accused of holding down their victim, covering his…

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Jail for Caterham man busted with 2 kilos of cannabis

August 18, 2018

A Caterham man who was busted with up to £40,000 worth of cannabis after police stopped him as he drove a stolen car has been sent to jail for more than two years. Callum Bird was arrested in May after officers from Surrey Police ‘s Tandridge Area Policing Team carried out a “proactive stop” on…

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Huge transformer delivery truck parked at M25 Clacket Lane Services

August 18, 2018

The enormous lorry carrying an electrical transformer from Essex to Surrey has attracted a small crowd at Clacket Lane Services. The truck, 68m long and almost as wide as two motorway lanes , arrived at the service station on the M25 early on Saturday morning (August 18). It is due to stay there until 6am…

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Heathrow Airport smugglers on the run after convictions over tobacco hidden in tabletops

August 18, 2018

Two smugglers have gone on the run after being convicted of importing illicit tobacco through Heathrow Airport concealed in restaurant tabletops. Shou Chen, 48, address unknown, and Al Gui He, 38, of Charlton, were part of a tobacco smuggling ring which evaded £475,000 in unpaid excise duty. A woman, Ya Ming He, 44, of Greenwich,…

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Two men charged over death of Guildford gardener Matthew Bradley in Liverpool

August 18, 2018

Two men have been charged over the death of Guildford gardener Matthew Bradley in Liverpool in November 2017. The 24-year-old, who was originally from Glenavy in Northern Ireland, died after he was hit by a car in The Strand while enjoying a night out in the city on November 3. His girlfriend, Rhiannon Williams, said…

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Man charged with firearms and ammunition charges after Redhill bomb scare that led to evacuation

August 18, 2018

A Redhill resident has been charged in relation to a bomb scare on his road that led to an evacuation. Stephen Young, of Colesmead Road has been charged with possession of a bladed article in a public place, possession of cannabis, and six charges relating to possession of firearms and ammunition. Police and army officers…

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Video shows 68m-long substation lorry set to cause M25 traffic at start of 45-hour journey

August 18, 2018

The enormous truck that will deliver a “house-sized” electrical transformer to New Haw on Sunday has reached the halfway stage of its 45-hour journey. The slow moving, 68m long truck left Tilbury Docks in Essex at 7pm on Friday (August 17), reaching Clacket Lane Services early on Saturday morning (August 18). A video filmed by…

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See inside The Albert Arms as Esher’s racehorse-themed pub reopens after two years

August 18, 2018

The new look Albert Arms has been upgraded with décor that pays homage to its proximity to Sandown Park Racecourse Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2MtWjTF Famous Words of Inspiration...

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Wildlife charity says birds have been dropping out of trees and hedgehogs starving in heatwave

August 18, 2018

More than 100 hedgehogs are in the care of a wildlife charity after being rescued from dehydration and malnutrition due to this summer’s heatwave. Wildlife Aid, based in Leatherhead, says the long, hot summer has been a disaster for wildlife and it fears the animals it has rescued are just a tiny proportion of those…

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See inside The Albert Arms as Esher’s racehorse-themed pub reopens after two years

August 18, 2018

A racehorse-themed pub in Esher has officially reopened after being closed for two years. The new look Albert Arms is complete with a new menu, three upstairs dining rooms and décor that pays homage to its proximity to Sandown Park Racecourse. Six bedrooms, housed in a separate cottage opposite the pub, are all named after…

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The 10 best doctors’ surgeries in Surrey, according to the latest GP Patient Survey

August 18, 2018

New Ottershaw Surgery is the top doctors’ practice in Surrey and one of the best in England, according to the latest GP Patient Survey findings. The 2018 findings have been released by NHS England. The survey is a huge poll involving more than a million people a year. It covers everything from the trust patients…

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The Surrey architect who became the first British woman to ride a motorcycle around the world

August 18, 2018

At a time when few women travelled or rode motorbikes, one young architecture student – now a successful architect living in Godalming – went against the flow and became the first British woman to ride her motorcycle around the world. In 1982 Elspeth Beard, then 23, put her architecture degree on hold and defied her…

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A level results for every Mole Valley school and the stand out students

August 17, 2018

Hundreds of students in and around Mole Valley found out on Thursday whether their hard work had paid off as they opened their A level results. Nationally there were the highest number of A* and A grades awarded since 2012 despite supposedly tougher exams, with 26.4% of all grades being in those top two brackets,…

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‘Freedom of speech removed’ as Surrey fire stations BANNED from having official social media pages

August 17, 2018
‘Freedom of speech removed’ as Surrey fire stations BANNED from having official social media pages

Firefighters across Surrey have been gagged as the council has decided to close all of their social media pages for individual fire stations. The ban will come into force on Tuesday (August 21) because Surrey County Council (SCC) , which is the local fire authority, said it feels “this is the most appropriate policy moving…

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Expert bulk transporter ALE explains ‘complexities’ of moving 143-tonne electrical transformer through Surrey

August 17, 2018
Expert bulk transporter ALE explains ‘complexities’ of moving 143-tonne electrical transformer through Surrey

Experienced bulk transportation contractor ALE is preparing to move a ” house-sized” electrical transformer through Surrey on Sunday (August 19). A 68-metre long, 5.3-metre wide lorry will carry the 143-tonne transformer from Tilbury Docks in Essex to the National Grid West Weybridge electricity substation in New Haw. The j ourney will start on Friday evening…

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Guildford-on-sea returns this summer and here is how you can get involved

August 17, 2018

If current weather conditions are any sort of indication then we could be in for a long hot summer. Finally! And whilst Surrey has plenty of outdoor summer activities from the Guildford Lido to Frensham Great Pond , a trip to the sea-side isn’t the easiest thing to do in Surrey. But if the people…

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Reading Festival line up and 10 things you need to know if you’re going

August 17, 2018

Off to Reading Festival this year? Here are some handy things to know before you go Read the full article here: https://ift.tt/2L6Lsuc Famous Words of Inspiration...

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